E-Newsletters

Alco-Sensor VXL: Which Version is Right for You?
07-15-2014

 

The new Alco-Sensor VXL comes in several different configurations and firmware options to meet a wide variety of applications. To give a more detailed look at these instruments, we've created some short video clips for a peek at what makes one version different from another...
FRA Hours of Service and Drug Testing: "Sorry, my shift is over, I can't stay for my drug test."
07-14-2014

 

Question: A collector prepared to perform a random DOT drug and alcohol test on a rail road employee who works a safety sensitive position and under "hours of service" rules. This employee selected for the random test said he could not stay for the random test ...
What if... Air Blank is Not Zero?
05-06-2014

 

Here are a couple of questions from our mail box about air blanks that are specific to the Alcomonitor CC, but can be generalized to all EBTs....
New Synthetic Opiate Panel for Sweat Patch
05-05-2014

 

Pharmchem has just announced a new expanded opiate panel for the sweat patch that will detect Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Oxycodone, and Oxymorphone. The new panel adds these synthetic opiates to the existing panel for Cocaine, Opiates (6-MAM, Codeine, and Morphine), Amphetamine/Methamphetamine, PCP, and Marijuana....